Category Archives: Site Admin

My Second Cron Job

Nothing like waiting until the last minute. I’ve been getting increasingly frequent “renew your Let’s Encrypt cert” emails but the task kept getting postponed because I didn’t have the command(s) memorized and wanted to create a cron job for it … Continue reading

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My First Cron Job(s)

Learning from this great “Automated Tasks” page at Normally, I prefer stuff like this in a well-written tutorial (see below awesomeness from DigitalOcean) but the above is … wow. Tangent Sidebar: You know what’s kind of irritating? How I … Continue reading

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Mastering(?) My Domain Pt 2

Still trying to figure out the difference between namerservers and “a records” if there is any. Reading DNS Management: Registrars and Nameservers, I found: A domain’s nameservers … identify what set of servers … to obtain a domain’s DNS records. Your … Continue reading

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The Big Empty

Further VPS Adventures Okay, I can finally (there were some issues) log in via ssh and access my shizzle via ftp. First things would normally be install my webserver, MySQL, and php as well as configure all of those with … Continue reading

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Diving Into VPS

I thought a Virtual Private Server (VPS) was just like a shared plan except it comes with nothing but I can put in anything I want. As it turns out, it’s not so simple. My first foray last Friday night was … Continue reading

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How to Make a Web Site & App Part 1

Getting a Host Two pieces of strong advice Don’t use free hosting Don’t overpay With free hosting, you’ll have ads on your page and you won’t have essential things you need. I’m showing two outstanding hosts — neither of which … Continue reading

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FTP F’s With Me

Most of the Time: Configuring FTP settings is such a simple thing and, yet, it, more often than not, takes much longer than expected (which is to say, it doesn’t work easily and immediately) and troubleshooting ruins my day. Just … Continue reading

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